After long drought, China plots ambitious water infrastructure push After a record heatwave parched large areas of the Yangtze basin, Chinese provinces are planning to spend billions of dollars on new water infrastructure as they try to fend off the growing impact of extreme weather on agriculture and hydropower.
‘It’s getting extremely hard’: climate crisis forces China to ration electricity
Forest fires, droughts and heatwaves across the country is forcing provinces to reduce power consumption
China’s Record Drought Adds to Its Economic and Climate Woes
Dry weather in southwestern China has crippled huge hydroelectric dams, forcing cities to impose rolling blackouts and driving up the country’s use of coal.
A drought in China hits industry
The ill effects of hot weather and drought
Cave restaurants and standing on ice: How China’s citizens are tackling extreme heat
Pandas being given giant ice blocks and dimming train lights are other measures being taken
China heatwave: Sichuan residents flee heatwaves and power cuts underground
Residents in some of China's provinces are employing creative ways to beat a record breaking heatwave.
Chinese city dims lights as record heatwave hits energy supplies
Highs of over 40C in Chengdu dry up hydropower reservoirs and raise demand for air conditioning
Factory Shutdowns, Showers for Pigs: China’s Heat Wave Strains Economy
A severe drought has dented energy supplies and disrupted access to water for hundreds of thousands. Cities order rolling blackouts; farmers rush to save crops.